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BIS and Accelerator Network challenge universities to find cybersecurity solutions

A cybersecurity hackathon that will bring together 50 of the most promising student specialists in the UK to pit their wits against some of the world’s more pressing security challenges has been announced by the Accelerator Network and the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). 345 more words


Washing one's linen in public

There are three things which are absolutely certain about the forthcoming general election:

1. I ‘m one hundred percent definitely going to vote

2. I won’t be divulging how on these pages… 442 more words

Ed Vaizey; Minister for Culture, Twickenham, March 2015

Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, in the Octagon Room of Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, with a model for the gallery’s transformation on March 19, 2015.


Surrey becomes Britain's best connected county

Surrey has become the best connected county in Britain following the completion of the main part of a high-speed broadband project.

The county council and BT have announced that fibre broadband coverage has been extended to more than 82,000 businesses and homes not included in commercial roll outs. 262 more words

Surrey County Council

Labour and libraries: the shape of things to come

It’s official, the Shadow Culture Minister has confirmed that not only does he prefer a non-interventionist approach, that Labour will not legislate to protect public libraries, but volunteer libraries are also acceptable. 332 more words

Public Libraries

A reply from Labour…sort of!

If you haven’t yet seen it Cilip has received a reply from the Conservatives as part of the Election Watch Campaign. As expected it is the usual political fluff, managing to fill space without actually saying anything of substance. 2,276 more words


The devil is in the detail

I had an interesting, if rather short, exchange recently on Twitter with Chris Bryant, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Culture. He was criticising Lincolnshire Council over their plans to force local communities to operate libraries. 729 more words

Public Libraries